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Wole Soyinka essay competition winners emerge July 14

Nigeria, July 8 -- Winners of Wole Soyinka essay competition will be unveiled at a virtual prize ceremony on July 14, organisers said Wednesday afternoon. The unveiling is part of activities marking ... Read More


UPDATED: Nigerian govt reverses resumption of schools, says no WAEC exam for now

Nigeria, July 8 -- The federal government has reversed its earlier announcement on the resumption of schools. It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School Certif... Read More


Nigerian govt reverses resumption of schools, says no WAEC exam for now

Nigeria, July 8 -- The federal government has reversed its earlier announcement on school resumption. It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School Certificate Ex... Read More


Amechi Bridge: Ugwuanyi wiped away my tears - Nwobodo

Nigeria, July 8 -- The former governor of old Anambra State and senator who represented Enugu East Senatorial District, Jim Nwobodo, on Wednesday, said that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State ha... Read More


Gombe considers stiffer penalty for rape, kidnapping

Nigeria, July 8 -- The Gombe State Government is considering a law that would prescribe death penalty for kidnappers and rapists in the state. The Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Njodi, st... Read More


Hushpuppi: What has happened to him in America so far

Nigeria, July 8 -- A suspected Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, is spending his fifth day at the Metropolitan Correction Centre in Chicago. Mr Abbas, 37, who wa... Read More


COVID-19: I last saw my Chief of Staff two months before his death - Kwara Governor

Nigeria, July 8 -- Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said he last had physical contact with his Chief of Staff, Adisa Logun, on April 6, two months before his death on Tuesday from the new c... Read More


JUST IN: Explosion at NNPC facility causes seven deaths

Nigeria, July 8 -- The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a fatal explosion at one of its facilities. In a Wednesday statement, the NNPC said seven people died in the Tuesda... Read More


We will track down producers of lesbian movie - Nigeria's censors board

Nigeria, July 8 -- The National Film and Video Censors Board says "it knows what to do" if the producers of a soon-to-be-released LGBTQ movie, 'Ife,' do not present it for censorship. Adedayo Thomas,... Read More


Highlights of Mele Kolo Kyari's Achievements As GMD NNPC

Nigeria, July 8 -- Mele Kolo Kyari was appointed the 19th Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, July 8, 2019. He ... Read More